Buchi “Give Thanks” in New Single & Video

Nigerian Reggae Gospel Veteran, Songwriter & Music Minister, Buchi steps out from his usual reggae space, embracing his root to deliver a Highlife-centric new single titled “Give Thanks“. The midtempo melodic tune captures Buchis’s heart of gratitude to God for His faithfulness and love in commemoration of his birthday. Commenting on the new release, Buchi


Nathaniel Bassey Announces ‘Hallelujah Challenge’ and ‘Hallelujah Festival’ ft. Dunsin Oyekan, Victoria Orenze

Upholding a spiritual exercise that has received wide-acclaim with testimonies, Renowned worship leader Nathaniel Bassey announces the second phase of the ground-breaking “Hallelujah Challenge” for the year set to begin on Sept. 29th and end on October 22nd, 2023. This comes seven (7) months after the first phase which was held in February.  Taking to


Henrietta Lacks’ 103rd birthday marked by court settlement for use of HeLa cells, Ben Crump and descendants celebrate

Attorney Ben Crump, second from left, walks with Ron Lacks, left, Alfred Lacks Carter, third from left, both grandsons of Henrietta Lacks, and other descendants of Lacks, outside the federal courthouse in Baltimore, Oct. 4, 2021. The family of Henrietta Lacks settled a lawsuit against the biotechnology company, Thermo Fisher Scientific, for an undisclosed amount


Congressional Black Caucus leaders highlight ‘eroding’ Black rights, inequality in federal contracting process

By Catherine Pugh, Special to the AFRO Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus Steven Horsford (D-NV-04) held a press conference on July 27 to call attention to the recent attacks on the fundamental rights of Black Americans, which he said are being “eroded.”  Horsford expressed concern about how gains made over decades by Black Americans


Baltimore native assumes command of USS Nebraska

Story by Petty Officer 1st Class Brian Reynolds, Commander, Submarine Group Nine NAVAL BASE KITSAP – BANGOR, Wash. – The blue crew of the Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Nebraska (SSBN 739) held a change of command ceremony at the Naval Base Kitsap – Bangor Chapel at Silverdale, Washington, July 27, 2023. During the ceremony


New report outlines social interventions to end mass incarceration and improve public safety

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent, @StacyBrownMedia As the United States commemorates 50 years of mass incarceration, researchers and experts call for a comprehensive reimagining of the public safety infrastructure to prevent another 50 years of this troubling trend.The Sentencing Project, a leading criminal justice reform organization, has released a groundbreaking report